High Voltage Electrical Engineer | University of California San Diego - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

San Diego, California

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment : Apply by 2/1/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Special Selection Applicants : Apply by 2/13/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance. DESCRIPTION Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced engineering professional in a specialized engineering field on a major training and / or research effort. Assignments typically require concentration in a field of application where subject matter knowledge relevant to research objectives and methodology is of great value in understanding and establishing engineering design criteria. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Using professional engineering concepts in performing complex mechanical engineering tasks associated with the design, analysis, development, fabrication, testing, data gathering, and assembly of electrical/electronic components to support pulsed plasma experiments at UC San Diego. Responsible for performing and managing engineering technician tasks such as equipment repairs, maintenance, and installation support. The Center for Energy Research (CER) at University of California, San Diego, is committed to actively promoting our Principles of Community and continually advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion within all levels of our organization. In line with the goals of UCSD's Strategic Plan for Inclusive Excellence supporting a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and fostering a positive and welcome climate where all are valued, we strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented communities, to apply. QUALIFICATIONS Thorough knowledge and experience with engineering principles and methods to independently perform the full range of engineering professional design work. Graduation from college with major work in engineering and three years of engineering experience including one year of responsible design work or an equivalent combination of additional education and experience. Thorough knowledge necessary to apply principles, practices and procedures in the completion of assignments. Strong experience in creating professional engineering production drawings and schematics for equipment used in high vacuum, high pressure and high voltage Plasma physics research experiments. Demonstrated organizational and decision-making abilities to prioritize competing work assignments in order to meet deadlines and adherence to quality standards. Demonstrated experience in analyzing and solving technical problems related to mechanical and electrical systems used in fusion energy and other plasma physics experiments including repairing and testing of systems in a timely manner. Strong analytical and judgment skills to independently conduct analyses and develop appropriate recommendations. Proven experience with independent decision-making and interpretations of research data. Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate with other staff, students and researchers. Must be proficient in English to compose reports and presentations. Ability to work in a collaborative manner; identify challenges and barriers and recommend resolutions. Good interpersonal skills including tact, good judgment, diplomacy and flexibility to professionally interact with a diverse scientific academic researchers, professional staff, students and vendors. Ability to lead and influence others. In depth knowledge of and demonstrated experience in using machine shop equipment/tools such as a mill, lathe, drill press, tig welder, brazing equipment and metal cutting machines. Demonstrated experience in use of plasma etcher facility, including performance of plasma-related experiments and other research data collection techniques. Demonstrated experience in operation and maintenance of a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). In depth knowledge and extensive experience in working with ultra-high vacuum components as well as high pressure and high voltage equipment. In depth knowledge of and demonstrated experience with material properties used extensively in fabricating experimental equipment used in fusion physics research. Demonstrated experience with reporting research results and findings through presentations and publications. Strong, demonstrated experience with Pro/Engineer CAD, PC, Stella Software, Solidworks and Macintosh operating systems. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Occasional travel to collaborating si

San Diego, California

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Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

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Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

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